New “Hire A CFRE!” interim development services

Development Consulting Solutions is announcing NEW interim and project-based service offerings: Who is “Hire a CFRE”? There are limited Certified Fund-Raising Executives (CFRE) providing outsourced fund development services and serving as interim fund development staffing. What most organizations need is someone who can do the work for them! “Hire a CFRE” recognizes this need and […] Read more »

Younger people want to give, but can’t!

Younger donors don’t give as much.  You can chase the Millennials and the generation whatever’s, but if you don’t take into consideration the family life cycle, then you are misdirecting your energies. What is the family life cycle I hear you ask? Wills and Gubar (1966) identified nine distinct life cycle stages of a family. […] Read more »

It’s elementary my dear, building your elementary school alumni effort!

I was recently approached by my local Catholic elementary schools to put together some thoughts about building an alumni base that could possible provide scholarship fund assistance. Some elementary schools have very robust elementary alumni efforts and some, like my particular community, are non-existent. These days, elementary schools are faced with the need to provide […] Read more »